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by KBUK
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Coolant line between engine on v6
Replies: 2
Views: 362

Re: Coolant line between engine on v6

Feels like a rubber pipe?? May have been replaced in the past? Can feel there is a tear down one of the connecting sides.
by KBUK
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Coolant line between engine on v6
Replies: 2
Views: 362

Coolant line between engine on v6

I’ve got a split in the coolant pipe that runs between the “v” part of the engine.. currently left at the side of the road as not holding temperature so I haven’t been able to take it all apart to check.

Does Anyone know the thickness of this rubber pipe and where I can get a replacement ??
by KBUK
Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Cooling and smooth running
Replies: 10
Views: 4078

Re: Cooling and smooth running

Checked the motor with a 12v battery and a flashlight. Checked the relay with a 12v battery and swapped out. Changed engine temp sensor?? The one near the dipstick? There should 2 sensors near the Dipstick. One has just a Single Spade Connector going to it and this is for the Temp Gauge. The other ...
by KBUK
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Cooling and smooth running
Replies: 10
Views: 4078

Re: Cooling and smooth running

Anyone know anyone who is capable of replacing the head gasket and familiar with probes? :D

I have a small suspicion that the previous mechanic missed quite a few bits when he did the rocker covers as I'd had to reattach one of the vaccum lines :|
by KBUK
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Cooling and smooth running
Replies: 10
Views: 4078

Re: Cooling and smooth running

Checked the motor with a 12v battery and a flashlight.
Checked the relay with a 12v battery and swapped out.
Changed engine temp sensor?? The one near the dipstick?
by KBUK
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Cooling and smooth running
Replies: 10
Views: 4078

Re: Cooling and smooth running

Thanks for the feedback chaps! Anyone know where I can get the reservoir? Juddering etc has been an ongoing thing for some time. That is interesting "As you stand at the front of the Car Left Hand Fan is for A/C and Right Hand come on for Water Temperature. If the A/C is off only the right hand fan ...
by KBUK
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Cooling and smooth running
Replies: 10
Views: 4078

Cooling and smooth running

Need some help guys, Hayes can only do so much before you have to rely on the Wizards of the UK Probe Owners Club... Two parts: So had a great day in the rain today, replaced my radiator for a new rockauto especial. No more leaking from rad :)). There is however a leak from the right side radiator f...
by KBUK
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: New rad, which coolant?
Replies: 3
Views: 1640

Re: New rad, which coolant?

Maybe I'm being a bit paranoid. Halfords blue stuff will work? Contains alcohol doesn't it?
by KBUK
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: New rad, which coolant?
Replies: 3
Views: 1640

New rad, which coolant?

Hi all,

doing a rad replace tomorrow, suggestions for coolant that I can pick up on a Sunday?

Cheers,
KB
by KBUK
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Aerial dropped off
Replies: 5
Views: 1581

Re: Aerial dropped off

Better yet, know where I can get a proper ford one with OEM connections?